MNT Seeks Financial Backing for New Seven-Inch Linux Laptop

If you’re looking for a tiny laptop that’s barely larger than your smartphone and runs Linux, MNT has just the device for you.

The MNT Pocket Reform is a full-fledged laptop in a tiny form factor that could serve as your new on-the-go hardware. Sure, it’s tiny and the keyboard is small enough to be problematic for larger hands, but having a Linux laptop in your pocket (granted a larger pocket) has plenty of upsides.

The MNT Pocket Reform includes an ARM Cortex-A53 CPU at 1.8GHz, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, 128GB eMMC flash memory, an NVMe SSD slot (for up to 2TB), full disk encryption (via LUKS), Vivante GC7000UL GPU, H.264/H.265 video decoder, Cortext-M7 Real-time core, HiFi4 Audio DSP, a mechanical keyboard with RGB backlighting, a micro-optical trackball, a 7" full HD+ (1920x1200px) display, WiFi 802.11c, Bluetooth 5.0, MicroSD card slot, and an optional M.2 key B WWAN slot for 4G/5G/LTE.

You’ll also find two USB 3.0 Type-C ports (with one delivering power), a Micro HDMI port, an ix Industrial 1GbE ethernet port (with optional RJ45 adapter). The battery consists of two Li-ion cells for a total of 8000 mAh and an approximate run time of four hours.

At the moment, the MNT Pocket Reform is participating in Crowd Supply (, so you can back the device for $899 for a black device or $969 for a purple one.

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